Make Plans, Do Good

In the context of goal-setting, James lays some truth on us: we are to surrender our plans to God, and if God impresses upon us to do some good in the world and we ignore it, he considers it sin. Jesus followers are here to continue the work that Jesus started… Continue reading

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Slander Judgy

Don’t be slander-judgy. Just stop it. Do you think it actually helps to call people out and slander them for falling short? It doesn’t. In fact, it would be better to look in the mirror and admit that you fall short. Make it a ‘we’ instead of looking down your nose at others… Continue reading

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Double-Minded Friend of God

I want to be God’s friend. The trouble is friendship with the world puts division between God and me. There is good news, however. God wants me back. He longs for me. He longs for you too. He calls each of us to return to our first love, which is the Lord who made us. Continue reading

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Re-Aligning Desires

Which areas of your desire could you re-align to God’s will today? God’s better way for us is to focus outward on other people and align our desires with his will. This is not easy stuff as our earthly wiring seems to be to focus on ourselves and our own fulfillment… Continue reading

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Wise Life

How are you showing the good life of God to others in this world? Wisdom from God reflects God. And so, if we want to have the characteristics of the God of hope, we ought to go to him for the better way of life. The good fruit of that life leads to a great harvest… Continue reading

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